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Rockaway in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mount Hope

 
 
Mount Hope Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2017
1. Mount Hope Marker
Inscription.  
John Jacob Faesch from
Switzerland built iron
works here, 1772. He made
ordnance for Washington’s
Army. Furnace closed, 1825.

 
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 55.71′ N, 74° 32.561′ W. Marker is in Rockaway, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker can be reached from 629 Mt. Hope Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockaway NJ 07866, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ford – Faesch Manor House - 1768 (within shouting distance of this marker); Walton Burial Ground (approx. 0.7 miles away); Richard Mine (approx. 0.7 miles away); Administration and Research Historic District (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Cannon Gate (approx. 1.4 miles away); Civil War Cannons (approx. 1.4 miles away); M153 - Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Historical Exhibit (approx. 1.4 miles away).
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Mount Hope Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2017
2. Mount Hope Marker
Mount Hope Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2017
3. Mount Hope Marker
Ford – Faesch House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2017
4. Ford – Faesch House
The marker originally stood in front of this house. It was moved inside during restoration of the house.
Colonial Soldier at the Ford – Faesch House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2017
5. Colonial Soldier at the Ford – Faesch House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 5, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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